A Beginner's Guide to Guest Blogging

If you want to get more out of your blog and online business website than guest blog post technique is the key to get targeted audience and clients to your business blog or website. As you know that guest bloggers are writing content to many big brands and they stick to their industries for better outcome of doing guest posting. With guest blogging we can easily increase traffic to our sites and have more people read what we have to say and buy what we are offering. Its a simple myth, content writers do pitch a guest blog post contribution query and blog owners accept them, now they write articles and send to the blog owners for receiving a backlink to the guest blogger's website or blog. Like this they can easily brand their blog name or their personal names and get higher rankings in Google. Some quality blogs also charge for posting on them and that's how we can ensure that our article is published on a quality blog (however, there is a long walk for this).
A Beginner's Guide to Guest Blogs

What is Guest Blogging?

Guest blogs or guest posting and Guest blogging, its the same thing. Many professional and newbie bloggers and some content marketers are doing this to easily increase the search engine appearance. Read a simple bullet point list to understand what is guest blogging:
  • You want more rankings and authority
  • Others have that authority and when you can get linked with them you can boost your authority
  • Linking to other blogs is not easy, nobody wants to give you a link when you are not giving them anything
  • So that you can be the guest blogger and give them quality content
  • In return they will allow you to have do-follow backlink in each article your publish on their blogs
Thus you can give the quality content and get backlinks. That's how guest blogging works.

How to Write a Guest Post

There is a criteria for every industry and we should create high quality content, as if we are not adding quality to our content than we are not going to get more eyeballs or big blogs will not accept our guest posts. So the be a successful guest blogger always try to create unique blog post titles and have a great piece of content written for the particular topic. You can also read this checklist of quality guest blogging:
  • Make sure you have a new relative topic
  • Always do write in-depth and informative guest blog posts
  • Add resource links and informative links to other well-known sites
  • Add headings and bullet points with some case study insides so it will be more informative
Don't forget that you should have your bio written in the end of each guest blog post your are publishing on any of your selected blog. Add your social profile link and personal blog link in that author bio with some information about what you do and in which industry your are an expert it will also help you to rank your blog and your name higher in Serps.

How to Become a Guest Blogger

Impossible (I Am Possible). Yes the word it self says that I-Am-Possible. Don't worry if you are not famous and new to the blogging arena. You can be the starter guest blogger in some time. You should start small and try to publish guest posts on small blogs so benefits of guest blogging. It will increase your name as brand points and you can than slowly move your guest blog technique to the next levels. However, to be a guest blogger you should read these tips:
  • Create your own blog and update it with quality content
  • After making your blog an information desk research for related blogs
  • Now after finding relative blogs, ask their owners to check your blog and if they allow guest posts
You can also search for guest post opportunities by searching on Google with strings like - health "write for us" and Finance "submit guest post". These strings will provide you a list of quality blogs where you can ask for your guest contribution, but having a sample work is necessary so make sure that your blog is in quality. As you will need to represent your blog to that big blog owners, so they will get inspired by your writing and offer you to publish your guest blog posts for free.

After you have a list of relative blogs which are accepting guest posts now its time to send the first query to all of that blog owners. Write your brief bio and tell them about your expertise with your niche. Tell them about your blog and skills you have. Request them to accept you as a guest blogger on their blogs and commit that you will write only quality content for a do-follow backlink to your blog.

Don't trick

Some people do tries, and they end-up with having a blog with thousands of backlinks but no traffic. Its the matter of quality. Don't try to trick search engines and don't get fooled. If you are thinking that you can create some web 2.0 blogs and add junk blog posts there with backlinks to your blog than its a fail. Be brave and always guest post on quality blogs with quality content. For more information comment and we will answer your questions.

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